About

What We Do

The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) provides new populations with the opportunity to achieve their full potential in the United States. Our programs provide people in need with critical resources to assist them in becoming integrated members of American society.

Read about ORR's Divisions, Eligible Populations, and Six Guiding Principles


History

U.S. policy allows refugees of special humanitarian concern entrance into our country, reflecting our core values and our tradition of being a safe haven for the oppressed.

Read more about ORR's history


Collaborations & Partnerships

ORR collaborates with numerous offices to better serve those in need. Our partners include:


Repatriation

Through the U.S. Repatriation Program, ORR provides temporary assistance in the form of a service loan to eligible repatriates referred from the U.S. Department of State.


Contact ORR

ORR Mailing Address
Administration for Children and Families
Mary E. Switzer Building
330 C ST SW
Room 5123
Washington, DC 20201

Media Inquiries
Members of the press may contact the ACF Office of Communications at 202.401.9215 or media@acf.hhs.gov.

For general inquiries about ORR programs and services, please call 202.401.9246.

UAC Parent Hotline / Línea directa de los padres para los niños
800.203.7001

Last Reviewed: October 23, 2017